Leadership Team

Ron Redd, District Manager

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Ron has been with Parker Water & Sanitation District since 2013. Prior to coming to PWSD, he worked for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for 14 years and the Town of Castle Rock for 13 years.

In addition to managing PWSD, Ron also sits on the Board of Directors for the South Metro Water Supply Authority and the WISE Authority.

Ron is a Montana native and is a graduate of Montana State University. He enjoys the outdoor lifestyle offered by Colorado.

Steve Hellman, Chief Financial Officer

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Steve has been with Parker Water and Sanitation District since 2013. Prior to coming to PWSD, he worked for the City of Cincinnati for 23 years and the City of Aurora for 3 years.

Steve received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cincinnati and is a Certified Public Accountant. He also attended the Water and Wastewater Leadership Center at the University of North Carolina, Kenen-Flagler Business School.

He currently serves on the COLOTRUST Board of Trustees (2022-2024) as well as Treasurer of the Havana Water and Sanitation District (2021-2024). He previously served on the American Water Works Association’s Finance and Audit Committees (2015-2019).

James Roche, Director of Operations

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James started with Parker Water & Sanitation District in 1994. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation. James holds Colorado Class A Operator Certifications in Water, Wastewater and Industrial Wastewater, and Class 4 Certifications in Collections and Distribution. 

James is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership.

Rebecca Tejada, Director of Engineering

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Rebecca started at Parker Water & Sanitation District in 2013 and has been the Director of Engineering since September 2018. 

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Rebecca made Colorado her home in 2005. Rebecca enjoys camping, hiking, and rock climbing with her husband and three kids.